The All-New Reference Coming Soon!

Tune in on March 9th 9AM (PST).

Don't miss out the free launch event! Join us for the product reveal, conversations and masterclasses from leading audio experts and more. Sign up to get notified when it's live!

Reference becomes SoundID Reference

Now SoundID Reference not only delivers an accurate studio reference sound so you can trust every mix will translate but it also comes with new features and a better UI - designed to be easier to use, and a delight to interact with. We will reveal all new features on March 9!

How It Works

Explore Our Digital Launch Event

Along with the reveal of long-awaited features, join us for a keynote from our founders, detailed walk-through of the new product, masterclasses from leading engineers and discussions with Grammy Award-winning producers and industry experts.

    • Intro Keynote

      Welcome and Our Story

    • Panel session

      Maximizing Listener Experiences in the Age of Streaming Music

    Martins Popelis

    Co-founder and CPO, Sonarworks

    Martins Popelis

    • Product walkthrough

      SoundID Reference Product walk-through

    • Panel session (moderator)

      Maximizing Listener Experiences in the Age of Streaming Music

    • Panel session (moderator)

      21st Century Film Scoring: The New Best Practices in Music for Picture

    Justin Colletti

    Mastering engineer, author and audio educator

    Justin Colletti

    • Panel session

      Maximizing Listener Experiences in the Age of Streaming Music

    Kristin Chen

    Director of Product, Creator to Fan, SoundCloud

    Kristin Chen

    • Masterclass

      Create Mixes That Translate

    Koen Heldens

    Multi-platinum Mixing Engineer

    Koen Heldens

March 9th, 9.15 (PST)

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Benefits of Using SoundID Reference

  • Reference Standard

    The only market solution providing the ultimate accuracy for consistent reference sound between speakers and headphones.

  • Work From Anywhere

    Seamlessly switch between speakers, headphones, and rooms. You’ll hear a flat, consistent sound wherever you go.

  • Perfect Translation

    Make music that sounds great on phones, laptops, earbuds, or wherever else it’s played.

  • Mix With Confidence

    Stop second-guessing yourself and trust every decision.

  • Improved Collaboration

    Get only relevant feedback by working on the same reference sound no matter the distance or gear you have.

  • Finish Tracks Faster

    Make better decisions and spend less time fixing mistakes.

Already Trusted by Over 70 000 Studios

See What the Pros Have to Say

  • To anyone working in audio, be it creation or the technical side.

    Koen Heldens

    Multi-platinum mixing engineer

    Koen Heldens

    Multi-platinum mixing engineer

  • Life-changing and indispensable!

    Jason Soudah

    Composer, Songwriter, Vocalist, Mixer, Producer

    Jason Soudah

    Composer, Songwriter, Vocalist, Mixer, Producer

  • Vision

    Insolate

    Insolate

Frequently Asked Questions

We are here to explain everything you might want to know! Let us help.

How long is the event?

The total length of the content offered will be around 8 hours. We will be revealing the new product update and the content at 9AM (PST). All masterclasses and sessions will be pre-recorded and available on the event’s link at any time. You will be able to watch, skip and pause at your own pace. Free masterclasses and sessions will be available in the event’s page for 24 hours.

Do I have to sign-up to have access to the event?

No, you don’t. You can visit https://event.sonarworks.com on the launch date and the content will be available for free without the sign-up. The whole purpose of the sign-up is to notify you when we go live.

Is this a free or paid upgrade?

This will be a paid upgrade. Upgrade paths and prices will be revealed on March 9th.

Will I get a free upgrade if I just bought the software?

Users who have purchased Reference 4 products via online or distribution channels & first ACTIVATED their licence starting from 01FEB2021 will be provided a grace period in which they will be able to upgrade their product to SoundID Reference free of charge via our web user accounts. Buyers of Reference 4 Headphone edition will be upgraded to SoundID Reference for Headphones. Buyers of Reference 4 Studio edition will be upgraded to SoundID Reference for Speakers and Headphones. The free upgrade offer will terminate 2 months after the launch of SoundID Reference (09.May.2021).

Don't Miss Out!

March 9th 9AM (PST).

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